While many seized the opportunity to slow down the past few years, Jasmine Wahi took on at least two-and-a-half new, demanding jobs. “I guess I'm a glutton for punishment,” laughs the co-director of nonprofit arts organization Project for Empty Space, the former inaugural Holly Block social justice curator for the Bronx Museum, and previous Yale School of Visual Arts professor. That’s not to mention the curatorial work, her “one true joy in life,” that she does on the side.
Jasmine Wahi Is Unafraid of Hard Truths
This year, the curator and co-director of Project for Empty Space will be honored by The Met in their Annual Celebration of Women. But Jasmine Wahi is not getting too comfortable.